The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground. —THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1788

Man videotaping police charged … under Obamacare

TwinCities.com

Andrew Henderson watched as Ramsey County sheriff’s deputies frisked a bloody-faced man outside his Little Canada apartment building. Paramedics then loaded the man, a stranger to Henderson, into an ambulance.

Henderson, 28, took out his small handheld video camera and began recording. It’s something he does regularly with law enforcement.

But what happened next was different. The deputy, Jacqueline Muellner, approached him and snatched the camera from his hand, Henderson said.

“We’ll just take this for evidence,” Muellner said. Their voices were recorded on Henderson’s cellphone as they spoke. Henderson provided a copy to the Pioneer Press. “If I end up on YouTube, I’m gonna be upset.”

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